Genetics

Primary Faculty

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Antonio Giraldez, PhD

Chair

Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Genetics

Chair, Genetics

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Computational Biology; Developmental Biology; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Genomics; Systems Biology; Zebrafish

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Valerie Reinke, PhD

Vice Chair

Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Caenorhabditis elegans; Developmental Biology; Epigenomics; Genetics; Genomics; Germ Cells; Stem Cells

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Allen Bale, MD

Professor of Genetics

Director, DNA Diagnostic Lab

Research Interests

Congenital Abnormalities; Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities; DNA; Fanconi Syndrome; Genetics; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia; Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary; Skin Neoplasms

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Kaya Bilguvar, MD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Associate Director, Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular Disorders; Malformations of Cortical Development; Migraine Disorders; Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Sidi Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Bioengineering; Biomedical Engineering; Cell Transformation, Neoplastic; CRISPR-Cas Systems; Genetics; Immunity; Neoplasm Metastasis; Stem Cells; Synthetic Biology

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Actin Cytoskeleton; Biology; Cell Biology; Drosophila; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Oogenesis

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Daniel DiMaio, MD, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology

Deputy Director, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

DNA Virus Infections; Membrane Lipids; Neoplasms; Papillomaviridae; Peptides; Polyomaviridae; Proteins; Tumor Virus Infections; Virus Diseases

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Valentina Greco, PhD

Carolyn Walch Slayman Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Dermatology; Genetics; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Regeneration; Stem Cell Niche; Stem Cells

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Marc Hammarlund, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience

Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics

Research Interests

Axons; Caenorhabditis elegans; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Nerve Regeneration

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Karen Hirschi, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Genetics

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Secondary Faculty

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Susan Baserga, MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics and of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

Genes, rRNA; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Organelle Biogenesis; Radiation Oncology; Ribonucleoproteins; RNA Helicases

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William Breg, Jr, MD

Professor Emeritus of Genetics

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Martina Brueckner, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Research Interests

Cardiology; Heart Diseases; Heterotaxy Syndrome; Kartagener Syndrome; Situs Inversus

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Keith Choate, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Genetics

Director of Research, Dermatology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Genetics, Medical; Human Genome Project; Musculoskeletal Diseases; Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

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Chris Cotsapas, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Associate Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Arthritis, Rheumatoid; Autoimmune Diseases; Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System; Computational Biology; Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1; Genetic Research; Genetics; Genetics, Medical; Genetics, Population; Genomics; Graves Disease; Human Genome Project; Immune System Diseases; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Multiple Sclerosis; Systems Biology; Thyroiditis, Autoimmune

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Patrick Gallagher, MD, BS

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), of Genetics and of Pathology

Director, Yale Center for Blood Disorders

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Diseases; Elliptocytosis, Hereditary; Erythropoiesis; Genetics; Genomics; Health Care; Hydrops Fetalis; Information Science; Neonatology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Spherocytosis, Hereditary

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Joel Gelernter, MD

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience

Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

Research Interests

Affective Disorders, Psychotic; Alcoholism; Anxiety Disorders; China; Genetics; Genetics, Population; Global Health; Israel; Polymorphism, Genetic; Psychiatry; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Substance-Related Disorders; Thailand

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Peter M. Glazer, MD, PhD

Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics

Chair, Department of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

DNA Repair; Gene Targeting; Genetics; Mutagenesis; Radiation; Radiation Oncology; Recombinational DNA Repair

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Daniel Greif, MD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Aorta; Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular; Atherosclerosis; Cardiology; Cerebral Hemorrhage; Developmental Biology; Hypertension, Pulmonary; Myofibroblasts; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Vascular Diseases

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Jeffrey R Gruen, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Genetics

Faculty, Investigative Medicine Program, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Dyslexia; Genetics; Investigative Techniques; Language; Language Development Disorders; Learning Disorders; Neonatology; Pediatrics

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